Aston Martin is expanding its vehicle engineering facilities with the opening of a new engineering facility centre at the new MIRA Technology Park in Nuneaton, Warwickshire. The new 15,800 square foot prototype and vehicle development base forms a significant investment for supporting current and future model programmes.
The British luxury automaker will conduct some of its prototype and vehicle development work at this new engineering centre which is setup on 1.75 million square foot Enterprise Zone. This is where next-generation Aston Martin vehicles will be developed and tested.
More information is available in the press release below.
ASTON MARTIN OPENS NEW ENGINEERING FACILITY AT MIRA TECHNOLOGY PARK – Press Release
- Bespoke prototype and vehicle development base
- Designed to support current and future model development
- Cutting edge test and development facilities in secure environment
12 January 2015, Gaydon: Aston Martin is significantly expanding its vehicle engineering facilities with the opening of a cutting edge prototype and vehicle development base at the new MIRA Technology Park in Nuneaton, Warwickshire.
Aston Martin’s new facility on the 1.75 million sq ft Enterprise Zone adds vital engineering capacity as the luxury British sports car brand steps up its programme of new model development.
The 15,800 sq ft building accommodates a key part of the brand’s prototype and vehicle development operations and represents a significant investment in support of current and future model programmes.
Ian Minards, Product Development Director at Aston Martin, said: “The cutting edge facilities at MIRA, together with its reputation for quality and excellent security, make it an ideal place for us to carry out some of our prototype development work.
“This excellent facility gives our engineering teams exactly what they need to ensure the next generation of Aston Martin sports cars continue to be truly class-leading.”
George Gillespie, CEO at MIRA Ltd, said: “As an iconic British automotive brand, Aston Martin is a very welcome addition to MIRA Technology Park.
“By selecting MIRA as a new location for their prototype and vehicle development teams, Aston Martin is able to take advantage of an entirely bespoke and secure facility whilst also taking advantage of MIRA’s extensive research and testing facilities right on their doorstep.”